Harmonic Focus scalpel for treatment of Wilms’ tumor
What is it about?
Case report of 1-year patient with damaging of Wilms’ tumor (Stage IV). According to the current staging and treatment SIOP 9 protocol, patient received the preoperative chemotherapy. Harmonic Focus Scalpel provided reliable and safe option for Wilms’ tumor resection in the child, lesser operative time and good postoperative recovery.
Why is it important?
In our case study Harmonic Focus curved shears has accounted for minimized intraoperative blood loss (150 ml vs. 300–500 ml with conventional techniques according to our experience), minimized coagulation necrosis and absence of febrile reactions postoperatively, as well as reliable hemostasis, which allowed us to avoid postoperative retroperitoneal space drainage.
The following have contributed to this page: Professor Sergey Viktorovich Minaev